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and the broader effort to get back to normal. >> we are all el this together. we are desperately trying to help everybody.al we're ying to prioritize. first thing is safety. inconvenience is down the list. if we had some people in the wrong places it was the first day gettingyit got g. hopefully it will be better tomorrow. you have to bear with us. >> reporter: still, city officials warned that gridlock was likely to linger througg.the day and into the weekend, as the public transportation system comes back online. 14 of new york's subway lines resumed limited service this morning. fares were waived today and tomorrow to encourage people to use mass transit.th >> i wald about five miles yesterday to and from work, sot i'm happy to have the subways back for the time being. >> reporter: but for these commuters outside the barclays center in brooklyn the subway still wasn't an option. intead, long lines stretched around the block as people waited for buses to shuttle them into manhattan.te things were looking up, though, for air travelers. laguardia airport reopened today. that meant all three maj
, he did not get a bill through congress. instead, last june, he issued an executive order to delays el deportation for those who qualify for up to two year 24-year-old ana araica isye applying for that deferment right now. she came to this country from nicaragua nine years ago and has three young children. >> i want to become legal for my kids. because i want to be able to provide for them. i want to work. >> reporter: araica is getting help with her application from sara sanchez with the iowach american friends service network. sanchez says programs that encourage young immigrants to become legal citizens should be welcomed by iowans. >> we are a >>ate that is aging, and that is aging very rapidly. our baby boomers are retiring. and weate not having youngd people stay here, other than immigrants. we need to understand that immigration in iowa is actually an asset. and we could tap into that asset and manage it in such a way that we can grow. >> reporter: with polls in iowa showing president obama with a thin but steady lead, it's likely that both candidates will try to tap into the gr
. mark marn el who called the race in 2010 has done two different polls in nfr. one showing the president six ahead. one showing the president eight ahead. john ral ston, best reporter out there, says the president will win nevada. it is not a one or two-point race. >> it has 20 t.o do with young people, nafr americans and we don't pick up the phone. if you are undersampling -- >> which is why the president made appeals. i interviewed him this morning and he was directly appealing it people to come out. let me play you a clip of what he said. >> well you know, what we are happy about is the enthusiasm we see in voters. there was a lot of talk during the course of this election is that maybe the folks who are trying to get me out of office would be more enthusiastic about the folks who want it keep me there. but i think as the campaign season unfolded and people see the stakes involved in making sure that young people can afford to go to college or medicare isn't turned in a voucher or bringing troops home from afghanistan and treating veterans with the care they dezefb or earned. when the
, questioning whether they were citizens. cheryl got one too. >> it says there is a question on your el jeblt igibility, if don't provide information or documentation in 15 days you will be thrown off the rolls. >> reporter: the letter warned that voter fraud is a felony. the fbi launch aid voter intimidation investigation into a political dirty trick. in ohio and wisconsin, billboard like these started popping up mainly in minority communities, warning voter fraud is a felony. >> this billboard is a symbol of unadulterated voter suppression to target an african-american community. >> billboard came down. tensions remain. as the election approaches, legal battles will include access to the polls. sunday florida voters became outrages when the polls were temporarily closed after they stood in line for hours. pierre thomas, abc news, new york. >> we want to tell you what measures you can take to make sure your vote won't be called into question. >> let's take a listen to what donna brazil had to say about this. >> remind every citizen they have the right to vote. standing in line as polls close
and medicine a w l.el they have a few pharmacists, nurse practitioners going around to people helping them get the medication they need if they're unable to get out of their homes. >> suarez: aren't there towns very close to hoboken north and south on the hudson river that aren't as heavily affected?l. >> there are. jersey city is one. jersey city did get water but in the downtown area much of the power i back already. some of it came back yeer ay.da. so there are towns around that are not as hard hit, they didn't taken on the amountf water that hoboken did. >> suarez: let's head down the shore to seaside heights where you've aso done reporting. s wht'ait liket'he te?r >> it's scene of absolute aseve?tata. it holds seaside heights and a swnown, it's a barrier isld idan'st's devastated. in seaside height there is's a famous board walk which for years it has been used by families for summer vacation and more recently it was made famous by mtv's "jersey shore." the board walk is completely destroyed. there was a number of amusement park rides there. one at casino pier, the rides t are completely
, look, if the president's re-ele re-elected, we're going to have $20 trillion in debt if four years and america is going to be closer to the economic crisis you're seeing in europe. if i'm elected, we're going to get america on track to a balanced budget. the president's re-elected, you're going to cut medicare by $716 billion to pay for obamacare. if i'm re-elected -- excuse me, if i'm elected -- [ cheers and applause ] let me strike that. when i'm elected -- [ cheers and applause ] we're going restore that funding to medicare and also we're going to repeal and replace obamacare so your premiums don't go up by $2,500 a year. if the president's re-elected, i don't care how much he talks about liking all of the above when it comes to energy, because i know what he means by all of the above. he means all the energy that comes from above the ground, all right? wind and solar. i like wind and sew olar too. but i also like the energy that comes from below the ground. oil, coal, and gas. we'll get it from my administration. i can also tell you this. if the president were to be re-elected,
in this battleground state, a million people either call themselves catholic or eveng el angelical. this is key especially when you're talking about a state like iowa, which folks here describe to me as split right down the middle or a purple state. in the heart of des moines, evangelical christians flock to grace church to talk faith, family and the presidential election. >> honestly, what it all boils down to is what does the bible say and which candidate is going to follow the closest? >> for bob and rachel bradshah, that candidate is mitt romney. >> i don't know how voters loik mine the president could be for abortion the way he is, and support same-sex marriage. it's hard for me to -- somebody that claims to be a christian, you know, make statements to support things like that. >> it can't be an easy choice to make either way. >> reporter: wrestling with their votes. >> my religious beliefs, if anything it's probably going to end up being mitt romney. >> 57% of voters in the republican iowa caucuses identify themselves as evangelicals, supported rick santorum over mitt romney, many uneasy
that really moved the needle here? >>l, el w i'del llbeea ry coterested tolookeahe at t swing .s more than 30 counties onthat gade gor bush in 2004, and then turned around and went for obama in 2008. but then were strongp suporters of walker, both in h is if--n i his gubernatorial election n 2010 and in his recall. i could be curious to see the numbers. it looks like tnoutas henbeen very high, higher than it was orforlka wer.a ethe may have me difference. >> sreenivasan: i pulled u ap map ofthe re call results. yn eoou lok when you look te08wh rtsesul and thees walker results, there was that tidal shift. a at aathere the possible reasons t re cthatheyame back around? >> well, it was interest, that even during the recall, there were people who voted against the recall for governor walker. there was still strong support for obama, about 9%, 10% still approved of him. so i don't think for many people it was such a partisan issue. i think a lot of people just didn't see the recall as fair play or the appropriate way to remove a politician from office who hadn't done something illegal, say. so i
in both directions. what happened in the state legislatures? you can see some big wave ele ctions like in 2010. the early members saw a move in the democratic direction -- numbers saw a move in the democratic direction. if you look at the blue states, there was some movement in the but thereirection was also some moves in the republican direction. republicans picked up legislature in arkansas, west virginia, alaska. both parts of the country pushing in different directions. i think the election is also something of a deepening of polarization. 1993 or 1992, there were 19 democrats who helped republican seats. that number has been declining and declining. there were also some republicans who used to hold seats for democrats for president. before this election, we were down to nine democrats and two republicans who met that definition them tha. in a way, the realignment continues. republicans are sitting in republican seats even though the numbers did not change dramatically in the house. there is a lot of talk about demographics and i am sure we are going to hear that on the panel. i th
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